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  • How to recruit, retain and incentivise your legal staff in the “new normal”

    • 29 Oct 2021

    As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the legal landscape has undergone significant changes. Chadwick Nott discusses how many changes are positive, and why it is important to respond to these developments, especially when recruiting.

  • How Hill Dickinson became a flexible working trendsetter long before the COVID-19 pandemic

    • 14 Oct 2021
    • Hill Dicksinson

    After the pandemic, over half of employers expect staff to continue working from home. The efficiency with which many professionals transitioned to home working has created a dilemma for more traditional firms. Hill Dickinson discuss how they successfully took on flexible working long before Covid-19.

  • Why is the property industry booming right now, and how is it affecting property lawyers and their firms?

    • 20 Jul 2021
    • Clare Harman Clark

    The property industry is currently seeing exponential growth and property lawyers are witnessing this first hand. Clare Harman Clark explains why the property industry is booming and how this is affecting property lawyers and their firms.

  • Relocation Relocation Relocation: Things to Consider if you are Thinking of Taking the Plunge

    • 1 Dec 2021
    • Jameson Legal

    Even for a relatively short-term contract, relocating to another nation for employment can be scary. There are several things to be aware of and consider if you are a solicitor, lawyer, paralegal, compliance, or legal professional considering relocating. Jameson Legal discusses the formalities and the less obvious aspects that you need to consider.

  • How to Excel at Remote Interviews

    • 22 Nov 2021
    • Jameson Legal

    Remote interviews are no longer just for face-to-face interviews, they are now the route to securing that dream job. More people are actively seeking work than ever before, but have to jump through more hoops in order to secure it. Jameson Legal discusses how to make sure you give yourself the best possible chance of impressing your potential employer and winning the competition.

  • Rising demand for contract lawyers and ad hoc consultants

    • 19 Nov 2021
    • Jameson Legal

    The notion of working as a contractor or flexible consultant is gaining traction with clients and candidates. Lawyers are being sought on an interim, contract or ad hoc consultancy basis to scale up a team on a large deal or matter. Jameson Legal discusses the constant rising demand.

  • What are the key soft skills required for a successful legal career?

    • 4 Nov 2021
    • Faith Kelly, Sellick Partnership Limited - Legal Division

    Many of the key skills that legal sector employers are looking for, can be easily quantified. However, some essential soft skills must be demonstrated in order to progress in your career. Sellick Partnership examines some of the most important soft skills that will form the basis of a successful legal career.

  • The end of furlough comes amid record UK vacancy figures

    • 20 Oct 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    The furlough scheme ended on 30 September 2021. As businesses continue to prepare for what may follow, September 2021 saw the highest number of job vacancy openings since 2015. While the rate of vacancy growth has slowed recently, the number of vacancies is still escalating across most industries.

  • How can smaller legal firms stand out in their recruitment efforts?

    • 14 Oct 2021
    • Faith Kelly, Sellick Partnership

    For smaller legal firms, the current landscape exacerbates the challenges they are used to facing when competing for talent against the largest market players and biggest brands. However, there are a number of ways in which small firms can make an impression and cut through to candidates who may be a perfect fit for your firm.

  • Succeeding at an Interview

    • 11 Oct 2021
    • Chris Jenkinson, legal recruiter at Chadwick Nott

    Chris Jenkinson, an experienced legal recruiter at Chadwick Nott, provides his best tips how to ‘ace’ your next interview.

  • How has the recruitment market changed since 2020?

    • 27 Sep 2021
    • Faith Kelly, Sellick Partnership Limited - Legal Division

    The affect of the pandemic on hiring trends in 2020 was impossible to ignore, resulting in numerous candidates having to make major changes to their career plans. Those looking for a job are now experiencing a different recruitment marketplace compared to 2020. Sellick Partnership examines some of the key trends that are driving legal recruitment towards a more candidate-centric marketplace.

  • Office sweet office?

    • 20 Sep 2021
    • Eleanor McCloskey, Austen Lloyd

    The pandemic has had a monumental impact on our relationship with work and our workplaces. Austen Lloyd highlight the positive and negatives of home-working.

  • How legal professionals can find their ideal role in today’s candidate-driven market

    • 20 Sep 2021
    • Faith Kelly, Sellick Partnership Limited - Legal Division

    The legal recruitment market has undergone considerable changes in the last 18 months. As the pandemic eases, legal firms are actively pursuing growth once again, leading to a growing backlogs of roles in many areas of law, the result is an increasingly candidate-driven recruitment market. Sellick Partnership provides some key pieces of advice to help legal professionals with current recruitment market conditions.

  • Support your friends and colleagues when they are made redundant

    • 17 Sep 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    Losing your job is difficult at the best of times but losing your job during a global pandemic can be even more difficult. How can you best support a colleague or a friend through the redundancy process?

  • Are you tired of London? Why the South-West is a popular option

    • 8 Sep 2021
    • JMC Legal

    Are you looking for opportunities elsewhere? JMC highlight why the South-West is a popular choice for the legal industry.

  • How to manage a team

    • 31 Aug 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    Andre Thomas from Thomas Telman shares his three tips on how managers can accommodate their team with different working styles in the new hybrid working model.

  • How to build trust in the hybrid model

    • 27 Jul 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    Andre Thomas from Thomas Telman shares with you three core things leaders need to demonstrate to build trust in the hybrid working model.

  • How can law firms sustain their culture in the new hybrid work environment?

    • 9 Jul 2021
    • Cristina Mancuso

    Andre Thomas from Thomas Telman explains how law firms can sustain their culture in the new hybrid working model.

  • What does an employment lawyer do?

    • 30 Jun 2021
    • Catherine Wasilewski, Sellick Partnership

    Catherine Wasilewski, Principal Consultant at Sellick Partnership, outlines the key responsibilities and salary expectations of an employment lawyer as well as the qualifications needed.

  • Online solutions to enhance your recruitment search

    • 8 Jun 2021
    • Beth Rowley

    The rise in technological solutions has resulted in an acceleration of the recruitment process, and the last year has certainly shown the benefits. We outline the online techniques recruiters have been using and explain how these will positively impact your recruitment process.